Thursday, February 14, 2013


Barclay CTA Index Up 1.01% in January; Diversified Traders Gain 1.64%

FAIRFIELD, Iowa, February 14, 2012 — Managed futures gained 1.01% in January according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge.

“CTAs got a boost this month from the ‘Abe trade’ (short the Japanese Yen and long the Nikkei or TOPIX), named for the dovish monetary bent of Japan’s new prime minister, Shinzo Abe,” says Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge.

Read the entire Managed Futures Press Release by clicking here.

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